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Antoni Gaudí

Biographical Information

Name: Antoni Gaudí
Full name: Antoni Plàcid Gaudí i Cornet
Born on 25 June 1852 in Reus, Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain, Europe
Deceased on 10 June 1926 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, Europe

Makes drawings for the magazine "El Arlequin" and collaborates in a reconstruction of the Abbey of Poblet.


Enters architecture school in Barcelona.

1873 - 1877

Studies architecture at the Escola Provincial d'Arquitectura in Barcelona.

1878 - 1882

Factory of the cooperative "La Obra Mataronese".

15 March 1878

Receives his architecture diploma.


Named architect of the Sagrada Familia which was begun in 1882 by the architect Francisco de Paula del Villar i Carmona.

1884 - 1887

Crypt of the church of the Sagrada Familia.

1884 - 1888

Güell Pavillons at Pedralbes.

1886 - 1888

Palacio Güell in Barcelona for Eusebi Güell i Bacigalupi.

1887 - 1893

Construction of the Episcopal Palace in Astorga (Léon).

1889 - 1894

College of Saint Teresa of Avila in Barcelona.

1891 - 1893

Construction of the apse of the Sagrada Familia.

1891 - 1894

Project « Los Botines » in Léon.

1898 - 1900

Casa Calvet in Barcelona. Studies for a chruch in the Colonia Güell in Santa Coloma de Cervelló (Barcelona).


Completion of the Rosary Chapel of the Sagrada Familia.

1900 - 1903

Construction of the principal elements of the Park Güell in Barcelona.

1904 - 1906

Construction of the Casa Batlló on the Passeig de Gracia in Barcelona.

1904 - 1914

Works on the restauration of the Cathedral of Mallorca.

1906 - 1910

Casa Milà (la Pedrera) in the Eixample Quarter of Barcelona.

1908 - 1914

Construction of the crypt for the church of the Colonia Güell in Santa Coloma de Cervelló.

1910 - 1912

Ondulating bench in the Park Güell.

1914 - 1926

Construction of the bell towers on the Nativity façade of the Sagrada Familia.

30 November 1925

First bellt tower dedicated to Saint Barnabas is completed.

10 June 1926

Gaudi is hit by a streetcar and dies of his injuries.

Structures and Projects

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Created: 29/12/1998
Last Updated: 22/07/2014